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Facebook, Google, Microsoft Join Forces to Prevent Another Heartbleed

More than a dozen tech companies, including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and IBM, have joined forces to try to prevent another Heartbleed-like …

How The Internet of Everything will Cure Cancer

I recently stumbled upon a mobile app that will utilize the compute power of your mobile phone, while you are sleeping to decrypt protein sequences for cancer research. Even though utilizing an idle computer CPU for research isn’t something new, it caught my attention for the fact that it has now …

5 ways companies are using big data to help their customers

<i>This sponsored post is produced in association with IDA Singapore.</i><p>Once upon a time, you went to the same neighborhood bakery every time you needed bread. Even before you placed your order, the shopkeeper already had a loaf bagged and ready. As you paid, she would ask what was new with your family. …

Google Glass now displays your iPhone's text messages

On the heels of last week's KitKat update, Google Glass nabbed up two more notable improvements today. First, iOS users can now have their text messages displayed on Glass, after a quick toggle of the Bluetooth settings. Here's the catch: "due to some limitations with iOS," you wont be able to …

Why Apple’s wearable has to be about the story of you — not just data

<i>Alex Le is the co-founder and vice president of product of Heyday, an automatic journaling app.</i><p>Take a quick survey of the wearable industry today and the only thing that’s clear is that there is no clear winner.<p>The marketplace is crowded with sensor-bracelets galore — all with cute names and trendy …

Korner aims to make cheap sensors a reality for the smart home

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Home security is one of the gateway services to a smart home, which is one reason iControl purchased the maker of Piper a few …

Nest's Learning Thermostat Could Be The Next Major Product To Hit Google's Play Store

Android news blog Droid Life claims to have spotted the Nest smart thermostat on Google's support page as being available in the US, UK and Canada branches of the Google Play store.<p>As is the case with most premature postings, Google has since pulled the product listing.<p>Here's a screenshot (via …

Chui is a smart doorbell that can recognize faces and play custom greetings for your guests

If you thought DoorBot was cool, you should check out Chui — it takes the “smart doorbell” concept to a whole new level. It’s definitely not the …

Smart Homes

How Entrepreneurs Can Learn to Be Powerful Negotiators

<i>Denis Duvauchelle</i> <i>is the CEO and co-founder of productivity app</i> <i>Twoodo</i><i>.</i><p>Negotiation is not the simple art of getting what you want, when you want it. A great negotiation, whether in your personal or professional life, will leave both parties feeling [somewhat] satisfied rather than producing a clear …

This bracelet lets you flick your wrist to pay with Bitcoin

Sometimes, there's such a thing as being <i>too</i> forward-thinking. Take MEVU and its prototype payment bracelet as an example: the wrist-worn Bluetooth wallet lets you pay with Bitcoin using only air gestures. Sounds cool, right? In many ways, it is. As the company shows in its demo video, you can flick …

Rip Curl's new watch tallies waves, tracks speed in the surf

Whether you're a runner, swimmer or cyclist, there are plenty of fitness tracking wearables to choose from, ripe with features to help you make the most of a morning run or laps at the YMCA. But what about something for the surfer? Well, Rip Curl aims to let athletes of the ocean "track every wave" …

Wearable to Aware-able: Contact, Connection, Context

<b>This two-part blog series discusses the future of wearables and mobility in an #InternetOfEverything world.</b><p>Since the dawn of time, humans have been motivated by an innate desire to be connected to each other and to information. Today, we are seeing this need satisfied as the Internet of Everything …

Internet of Things

Smart Wind and Solar Power - MIT Technology Review

Breakthrough<p>Ultra-accurate ­forecasting of wind and solar power.<p>Why It Matters<p>Dealing with the intermittency of renewable energy will be crucial for …

Renewable Energy

Cisco: Recognized By NSS Labs And Very Serious About Cybersecurity

During the last year, we’ve heard a lot of disturbing news about the growing pervasiveness of cyber attacks. While I’m sure you have heard of the incident at Target several months ago, I can assure you that was far from the only attack and that we can expect to hear much more about these kinds of …

Who will crack the code on tech for seniors?

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>Credit: Pond5/Ken Tannenbaum<p>While dozens of startups pour time and money into developing mobile health devices for the young, …

Your connected home could one day save your life

Consider this scenario: Randall is an elderly man living alone. He's doing pretty well -- until one day he has a mild stroke. In the weeks that follow, he's not as active as usual, getting up later and not leaving the house. Motion detectors, a mattress sensor and a smart door lock in his home …

Home Security and The Internet of Everything | The Network | The Network

Anyone who has suffered a break-in knows just how awful it feels. Even in cases where the damage and financial loss are minimal, the feeling of violation and fear caused by a theft can be overwhelming. The good news is that mobile technology is making home security easier and better than ever …

From Homelessness To Human Trafficking, How A NYC Nonprofit Is Using Big Data To Make A Difference

In a world where big data is the buzzword of the day, companies are figuring out how to use and harness it to get the most ROI. One company is using it for something a tad more philanthropic.<p>SumAll.org is the non-profit side of SumAll.com, the data firm that is already helping the likes of …

Mobile Security: Actions Speak Louder than Words

<b>Mobile security is a top concern for IT and business leaders. This guest authored blog series with</b> <b>Dimension Data</b> <b>explores how organizational leaders can work together to mitigate concern and implement clearly defined policies to achieve mobility goals. We are pleased to introduce our guest author</b> …

Cisco Systems

What the Galaxy Gear taught Samsung about smartwatches

With countless (well, a lot of) Gear 2 watch straps and just under eight wearables -- a mix of Gear 2s, Gear 2 Neos and Gear Fits -- on the table in front of us during our interview with Samsung designers, the impression is that the company taking its wearables <i>very</i> seriously. There were just six …

An Easy Interface for the Internet of Things - MIT Technology Review

With the advent of the Internet of things, potentially billions of devices will report data about themselves, making it possible to create new …

Internet of Things

The Extended Network Requires Security That’s the Same, Only Different

When I was in grade school, my best friend had a favorite saying whenever he disagreed with somebody’s observation that two things were really similar. “It’s the same, only different,” he would quip. Though this phrase was mostly intended to be flippant and evoke an emotional response from the …

Cisco Systems

3 ways to use infographics to promote your brand

<i>Jess Bachman is the Creative Director at Visual.ly, a visual-content marketplace that connects designers, journalists, animators, and developers with clients. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been adapted with permission.</i><p>Infographics are a powerful means of …

Samsung and Iberia team up to put boarding passes on smartwatches

You wouldn't instantly associate Iberia with cutting-edge technology, but the Spanish airline is a paragon of modernity. The Madrid-based business already lets you print your own luggage tags, and now it's teamed up with Samsung to bring boarding passes to your smartwatch. A forthcoming update to …

2311!

IP Video Surveillance is one of the most important applications for companies today since real time video surveillance and analytics can be used not only to protect the business, people and assets, but it can also be used as the eyes, ears and memory of the business to improve decision making and …

Security concerns aside, the public cloud market will hit $191B by 2020

The public cloud market has taken a few years to take hold, but enterprises are starting to bite, and there’s more upside than you might have expected.<p>In a new report today, Forrester forecasted that the public cloud market will reach $191 billion by 2020 — a figure almost 20 percent higher than a …

These smart headphones sound better than Beats & let you chat with musicians

Gary Chen, a serial entrepreneur in China’s music industry, never believed digital music content could be a significant revenue source for musicians.<p>But fans who’d buy anything related to stars they like can be a huge revenue stream. So Chen wants to help musicians worldwide bytaking advantage of …